For as long as he can remember, Chuck has been crazy about rock and roll. His first concert was Def Leppard at the age of 6...and the rest, as they say, is history. His favorite artists are Metallica and Bob Dylan and his personal playlist spans everything in-between. Most importantly, though, he tries to live his life by one simple motto: Keep on rockin' in the free world!
10 Facts About Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’ Only Superfans Would Know
How much Metallica trivia do you know?
Jason Newsted Says James Hetfield’s Pyro Accident Saved Metallica
'It really is a moment that somehow saved and refueled our band,' says Newsted.
Metallica’s 40th Anniversary: See What Went Down — Setlist + Photos
Metallica's first 40th anniversary show at San Francisco's Chase Center covered the band's history, and featured a song they've never performed live.
20 Ways to Binge on Rock + Metal History Essentials While in Quarantine
Hop aboard Flight 666.
10 Very Diverse Covers of Metallica Songs – Ranked
Most of these are not by rock or metal bands.
Flipping Through the New Book ‘Metallica: Back to the Front’
Though Metallica have been working on it for more than two years, you could say 'Back to the Front' has really been in the making for three decades.
Unboxing Metallica’s ‘Ride the Lightning’ Deluxe Box Set
Just as we did with 'Kill 'Em All,' we've picked up Metallica's deluxe reissue of 'Ride the Lightning' and unpack it for the whole world to see.
Unboxing Metallica’s ‘Kill ‘Em All’ Deluxe Box Set
We got our hands on the deluxe box set reissue of Metallica's debut album, and trust us when we say you need to add it to your collection.
Listen to Classic ’90s Alternative Rock Songs Transformed Into 8-Bit Versions
See how many of these transformed '90s tunes you recognize!
Sully Erna Hosts Early Preview of Upcoming Godsmack Album ‘1000hp’
On Tuesday (June 10), Republic Records invited a small group of press to Quad Studios in New York City to listen to brand new music from Godsmack. On hand to host the night was none other than the band's frontman himself, Sully Erna.
2014 Record Store Day: Guide to Rock + Metal
From cassette tapes and CDs to vinyl and books, Record Store Day has become an annual tradition for music fans and collectors to join together to get their hands on exclusive items that span genres. While you can pick up releases from a wide range of genres, we want to take a closer look at what rock and metal fans can expect from this year's Record Store Day, set to take place on April 19. Read M
Metallica Unleash Studio Demo Version of New Song ‘Lords of Summer’
Metallica fans around the world rejoiced on March 16 as the legendary rock band unveiled their first new song since the 'Beyond Magnetic' EP was released in 2011. 'Lords of Summer' debuted in Bogota, Colombia as the sixth song in the band's set. Now, just a few days later, fans have been blessed with not only the opportunity to own the live performance but also the 'Garage Demo Version' of 'Lords